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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for PlayStation at some point.

If you owned a PlayStation at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few fighting games in your collection. With challenging combos and finishing moves to pull off, fighting games are some of the best multiplayer games you can get your hands on. Franchises like Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat made the genre famous, but today there are a plethora of others that are just as fun. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best PlayStation fighting games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling fighting games that were released for PlayStation. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Games include everything from Tekken 3 to Street Fighter Alpha 3. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
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288 82
Tekken 3 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1997

2
137 61
Street Fighter Alpha 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

3
164 79
Tekken 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1995

4
133 61
Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Su... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

5
150 71
Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

6
122 70
Tekken is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1994

7
103 49
Bloody Roar 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

8
98 56
Soul Edge is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1996

9
101 61
X-Men vs. Street Fighter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

10
101 57
Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

11
86 46
Rival Schools: United By Fate is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

12
91 53
Mortal Kombat 4 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

13
72 48
The King of Fighters '98 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

14
60 33
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

15
75 49
Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

16
66 41
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

17
40 24
Darkstalkers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

18
57 41
Bloody Roar is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

19
47 41
The King of Fighters '99 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

20
51 38
Dead or Alive is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

21
60 48
Bushido Blade is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

22
40 28
Guilty Gear is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

23
43 34
Street Fighter Collection is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

24
47 41
Street Fighter Alpha 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

25
51 46
Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fig... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

26
48 33
Capcom vs. SNK 2 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

27
38 40
Ehrgeiz is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1998

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42 28
X-Men: Mutant Academy 2 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

29
34 30
Street Fighter EX is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

30
35 32
The King of Fighters '97 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

31
36 24
Marvel Super Heroes is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

32
38 27
Street Fighter EX2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

33
34 24
X-Men: Children of the Atom is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

34
43 44
Fighting Force is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

35
44 35
Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

36
39 43
WWF SmackDown! 2: Know Your Ro... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

37
38 32
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

38
26 19
Super Gem Fighter Mini Mix is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

39
25 19
WWF SmackDown! is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

40
23 26
Digimon Rumble Arena is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

41
25 36
The King of Fighters '95 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

42
12 6
Street Fighter Collection 2 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
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43
18 21
Street Fighter Alpha is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

44
35 43
Bushido Blade 2 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

45
29 26
X-Men: Mutant Academy is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

46
25 31
Dynasty Warriors is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

47
21 18
Street Fighter Alpha is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

48
24 31
The King of Fighters '96 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

49
27 35
Samurai Shodown II is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

50
24 31
Evil Zone is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1999